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Man seriously injured in Mississauga stabbing


Peel police are searching for at least one suspect who fled the area.

Woman in critical condition after four-vehicle collision in Mississauga


Peel police say a male driver has been arrested for impaired driving.

Violence pushes world’s displaced population to record high of 68.5M, UN report finds

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For the fifth year in a row, war, violence and persecution have driven more people out of their homes with the number of displaced people worldwide reaching an unprecedented high of 68.5 million, says the United Nations.

Kim Jong Un to visit China this week


The North Korean leader will make his third trip to the country in recent months.

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Conservatives steal Liberal-held Quebec riding in federal byelection

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With 181 of 188 polls reporting, Richard Martel captured 53 per cent of the vote in the riding of Chicoutimi-Le Fjord.

Trump directs new tariffs on Chinese imports as trade war looms


The tariffs would be the latest round of punitive measures in an escalating dispute over the large trade imbalance between the two countries.


Here are the four elements of a cyclist-friendly ‘protected intersection’


Already popular in bike-saturated European cities, ‘protected intersections’ are designed to keep cyclists and motorists maximally separated and mutually visible.

Dalhousie University president to step down in 2019 to take role at Waterloo ‘ideas lab’


Richard Florizone will be leading the new Quantum Valley Ideas Lab, a non-profit.


All $3.4M raised through Toronto Strong fund will go to victims and their families, city says


Former mayor of Toronto Barbara Hall has been appointed to allocate and distribute the money.


Blue Jays pitcher Roberto Osuna will plead not guilty, lawyer says

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Domenic Basile, the lawyer for star Blue Jays pitcher Roberto Osuna, says he hopes his client’s case can be resolved before the end of the baseball season.


Trump announces plans for Pentagon to create U.S. ‘Space Force’


The president framed space as a national security issue, saying he does not want “China and Russia and other countries leading us.”

Passenger killed by train at Yonge-Bloor station may have been pushed, police say

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“We believe he could have been pushed, but, again, we’re reviewing all angles of video surveillance to sort of get a better narrative of that,” homicide Det. Rob North told reporters Monday.


Derailed train bursts into flames in southwest Indiana


The incident forces the mandatory evacuation of nearby homes while authorities monitor air quality on Monday, officials said.

Bosnian police block 100 migrants from reaching Croatia


Migrants have recently turned to Bosnia in order to avoid more heavily guarded routes through the Balkans.

South Korea joins Japan in halting Canadian wheat imports after GMO plants found in Alberta


Global Affairs spokesperson Jesse Wilson says it’s standard protocol in both countries to temporarily close markets in such cases.


Elderly pedestrian killed after being hit by truck at crosswalk at McCowan and Steeles


A pedestrian was hit and killed in a collision at McCowan Rd. and Steeles Ave. Monday morning.


Amanda Lindhout’s kidnapper sentenced to 15 years in prison


Ontario Superior Court Justice Robert Smith ruled in December that Ader, a 40-year-old Somalian national, was a “willing participant” in the 2008 hostage-taking of the journalist.

Student’s classmates had never heard him speak. What he finally said at graduation blew them away.

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People who know Sef Scott know he doesn’t normally speak. The 17-year-old from Plano, Tex., has autism, and other than quoting lines from favourite movies, he is mostly nonverbal.

Police seek help with ID of woman fatally struck by train at Pape subway station


A woman died after being struck and killed by a subway train at Pape subway station on Saturday.


Roberto Osuna not expected to appear at domestic assault court hearing

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Roberto Osuna’s lawyer will appear on the pitcher’s behalf at a court hearing Monday, the lawyer said.

Monday, Jun 18

Police suspect fire at Edson mosque was deliberately set


Police in the town of Edson, west of Edmonton, say damage was minor, but security footage appeared to show someone walking away from the mosque shortly before the fire began.

How a U.S. financier with White House connections to Jared Kushner led to the handshake deal between Trump and Kim

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In reaching out to Trump’s son-in-law, North Korea (and other foreign countries) have found a way to bypass the bureaucracy of the State Department.

Sunday, Jun 17

Oakville man, 29, facing numerous charges after King Street shooting

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Toronto police are still looking for a second suspect in the Friday morning shooting that saw a firearm discharged into a crowd.

Trump may pardon Paul Manafort after Russia probe is over, Giuliani says

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‘When it’s over, hey, he’s the president of the United States, he retains his pardon power, nobody’s taking that away from him,” Giuliani said on CNN.

Auto racer dies while competing on Bowmanville track

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The driver was competing in an annual festival at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park.

China threatens tariffs on U.S. lobsters as business booms


Chinese officials announced the planned lobster tariff along with hundreds of other tariffs amid the country’s escalating trade fight with the United States. China said it wants to place new duties on items such as farm products, autos and…

Saturday, Jun 16

Indonesian woman’s body found inside swollen body of seven-metre-long python

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It was the second python attack on a human in Indonesia since March last year, when a 25-year-old man was swallowed whole by a python in West Sulawesi province.

Fire destroyed his home, Out of the Cold program gave him new hope

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The Out of the Cold program was meant to be a temporary solution to a major problem, but 32 years later it remains a vital part of homelessness services in the city.

Fighting intensifies outside Yemen’s Hodeida airport as death toll rises to 280


It was the third day of the campaign aimed at driving out the Iranian-backed Shiite rebels, known as Houthis, from the Red Sea port of Hodeida that is the main entry point for food and aid supplies in a country teetering on the brink of…

Witnesses sought after assault leads to man’s death


The man was assaulted near 103 West Lodge Ave. and Lansdowne Ave., police say.

Friday, Jun 15

Toronto Star’s Amy Dempsey awarded prestigious St. Clair Balfour Fellowship

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Dempsey was awarded a William Southam fellowship. She received acclaim for her work into the murders of Bill, Bridget and Caleb Harrison. As a result, Ontario’s chief coroner launched a review into homicides investigators do not initally…

Chrissy Teigen celebrates Trump’s birthday with $288,000 donation to ACLU

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Teigen announced the donation to the American Civil Liberties Union to hold the Trump administration “accountable whenever possible,” particularly on the hot-button issue of migrant children.

Shree Paradkar awarded 2018-2019 Atkinson Fellowship in Public Policy

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Paradkar will investigate the failure of the Canadian public education system to provide equitable outcomes for racialized and Indigenous students.

Alberta Indigenous community welcomes first rainbow crosswalk to celebrate Pride Month


More than 15 volunteers painted the colourful crosswalk in front of the Samson Cree Nation administration building to celebrate Pride Month.

Thursday, Jun 14

Dancing FBI agent whose gun went off at Denver club faces assault charge

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Chase Bishop, appearing in court Wednesday morning, also said he’d like to meet the man injured in the accidental shooting.

Montreal will lean on Olympic legacy, francophone flavour in bid to host 2026 World Cup matches

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But the FIFA requirement that all matches be played on natural grass fields rather than synthetic turf makes it likely that Olympic Stadium’s new roof will have a retractable element.

OHIP billings should not be public because ‘doctors are different,’ court told

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Doctors’ billings should not be disclosed because they are unlike lawyers, consultants and others who do work for government, the Ontario Court of Appeal has been told.

New Democrat MLA to run for mayor of Nanaimo, putting B.C. coalition with Greens at risk


The departure of an NDP member of the legislature could have significant implications for the New Democrat-Green alliance’s hold on a razor-thin majority in the legislature.